[mythtv-users] PVR500 poor picture quality
charriglists at bellsouth.net
Wed Dec 2 15:07:45 UTC 2009
Bloke DownThePub wrote:
> I've set it to tha appropriate standard for Belgium - PAL-B/B1/G but the
> quality's quite poor.
> Here are a few short samples.
> The upload process seems accurate, the clips look pretty much the same
> as when I look at them in mplayer or download them to a pc and use media
> player classic.
> I've noticed the image degrades if I split the output between the PVR
> and a TV, but before I run out and buy a signal booster, could it be
> something else? Of course I'm a lucky guy, it could be both...
<scissors of brevity>
Seems like you have a poor/week signal coming from the RF input. The
fact that splitting it makes it worse almost proves it beyond a doubt, a
booster might help. Where is the signal coming form? An antenna,
cable? The booster should be placed as close to the origination point
of the signal as possible.
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